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How clean is your college bar?

How clean is your college bar?

Erin Snodgrass

April 19, 2019

A college student walks into a bar. She orders a drink or two or three. She eats some chicken fingers and uses the restroom. She dances the night away, never once granting thought to the various health code violations plaguing the institution. Fruit flies hovering around the kitchen, dirty silverware...

Heartbroken by Anonymous

April 19, 2019

In my pocket is where I hold my heart.It has been there ever since it was ripped apart.The damage came from letting it run free,Putting itself in places I knew it should never be.It has been stepped on like a muddy floor mat,Gnawed and chewed like cheese by a rat.It is only by the fault of my own.May...

Tinder and Bumble go head to head

Shamaria Bell

April 18, 2019

Tinder was a wild ride from start to finish. I have never had a serious relationship before college because I attended two all-girls schools. Not one, but two! This contributed to my inexperience in the dating life along with my mother who chased boys and girls alike away. My mom felt that boys ...

Q&A: ‘Quarter Confessions’ creators explain the process of making the show

Tyler Wann

April 17, 2019

I didn’t even have both feet out of the car before I heard what would be the first of many enthusiastic onlookers gawking at Andrew Callaghan, the star of the hit show “Quarter Confessions.” Standing nearly 6 feet tall with a bowler hat and a bright green jacket decked out with fleur-de-lis, he’d...

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Studying Abroad

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Studying Abroad

JC Canicosa

April 16, 2019

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and school budget cuts, JC Canicosa — that’s me — and the Wolf try to do the impossible, create a guide that will help you survive Loyola. *cue theme song* Bonjour! That's "hello" in French. These are just some of the things...

Mercury is in Retrograde

Bernadette Locke

April 15, 2019

Mercury retrograde is finally over, which means one of two things: an audible sigh of relief or a perplexed expression. Whether you try to guess what random stranger’s zodiac signs are, or you just don’t care, you probably don’t actually know what Mercury retrograde means. This is a breakdown of...

Tulane vs. Loyola battle of fashion trends

Tulane vs. Loyola battle of fashion trends

Tess Rowland

March 12, 2019

It’s a timeless New Orleans question, what’s the better school Tulane or Loyola? Starbucks or PJ’s? Bruff or The Orleans Room? From Battle of Freret to now the Battle of Fashion, here is a little preview of what is in most closets of Loyola versus Tulane students. AirPods vs. Ariana Grande Cat-Eared...

Loyola has a history of haunted happenings

Loyola has a history of haunted happenings

Emma Ruby

March 8, 2019

Rearranged belongings, banging in the walls, rustling in pantries and voices late at night. For most Loyola students, these are simply some of the minor annoyances that come with having roommates. But for others, they are indications of a more unsettling, supernatural presence on campus. It’s no...

The Top 5 Dorms at Loyola University New Orleans

March 7, 2019

Greetings plebeians. It is I, the definitive ranker of everything on the planet. Today, we’re ranking the top 5 dorms at Loyola University New Orleans. Out of the thousands, if not five, possible dormitories to choose from when I hand-crafted this elite list, only a select few made the cut. ...

Crime around campus still threatens college students

Cody Downey

March 4, 2019

Though many students go to college expecting the usual learning, lifelong friendships and extracurricular opportunities, many don’t anticipate the amount of crime that they could fall victim to.   According to New Orleans Police Department Second District Commander Jennifer Dupree, college ...

Two Poems by Fallon Chiasson

November 21, 2018

Relocation: II went out for coffee this morning. You were still asleep. I thought about running away. Where would I go, in this new town? A town that is now our home. I love this new town. I love you. I want to run away. I go to Dunkin Donuts. There are none of those in our old town. I paid and forgot ...

2:59 by Emily Gil

2:59 by Emily Gil

November 20, 2018

I miss God.I remember when He washere, in my bedroom.I remember being able to see Himanywhere I went.I remember holding Himin the palms of myhands—and for once,feeling worth.I have become a box ofbroken eggs. I have becomethe splintered cross.Christ carried meand died on me.He did not rot in h...

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